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    Great environment that helps students pay for college

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    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Gainesville, FL
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Gainesville, FL

    I worked at University of Florida full-time (more than an year)


    I worked as a Student Assistant for most of my time while attending undergraduate at UF. My supervisors were very approachable and gave students a good deal of flexibility with studies and work.


    The work could be tedious some days and brings a very limited impact to one's resume.

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University of Florida Interviews

Updated Nov 20, 2014
Updated Nov 20, 2014

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    Postdoctoral Research Fellow Interview

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    I applied in-person. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at University of Florida.

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    I contacted this particular principle investigator through an annual scientific conference. They had a process to connect soon-to-be graduates with prospective employers. After returning home (I still had to defend my thesis) the employer invited me to come visit his his lab and the University. He paid all expenses. We seemed to get on well and he was very excited about the prospect of my coming to work there. he made it clear I was the top candidate. In short, he promised me the moon. It all sounded very good, but i had a tiny voice in my head telling he might be crazy. Against my better instincts, I took the job, moved myself and my family and proceeded to live in 2 years of hell. I was young and naive. the most I took away from this position was the ability to deal with extremely difficult people. He was a very intelligent and technically skillful man and I did learn a lot from him, but in the end, it was a miserable experience.

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    • Where do you see yourself 5 years from now   View Answer
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    Brief. I declined healthcare (because I had it through my spouse) in order to get a couple thousand more in salary.
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Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012

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Headquarters Gainesville, FL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1853
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Founded in 1853, the University of Florida (UF) is the state's oldest university and one of the largest in the country, with more than 50,000 students and 4,000 faculty members. UF is a major land-grant research university encompassing 2,000 acres in Gainesville, Florida. Its 16 colleges offer more than 100 undergraduate majors and about 200 graduate programs, including education, law, medicine, psychology, and philosophy. UF has a student-teacher ratio of 21:1. It is also a member of the Association of American Universities, a confederation of the top research... More

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